Last updated : Monday, 20 November 2023


The Cambridge University League (CUAFL) is an amateur football league for students at the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1870 and is the oldest university football league in the world.

The CUAFL currently has 30 teams competing in 4 divisions: Premier Division, Division 1, Division 2, and Division 3. The season runs from October to March, with each team playing each other once.

Cambridge University League action

The top two teams in the Premier Division are promoted to Division 1, while the bottom two teams in Division 1 are relegated to Division 2. The bottom two teams in Division 2 are relegated to Division 3.

The CUAFL also has a cup competition, the CUAFL Cup. The cup is open to all teams in the league and is played in a knockout format.

Cambridge University League match

The CUAFL is a popular and competitive league, with many talented players. The league has produced a number of professional footballers, including Peter Crouch, Jamie Redknapp, and David James.


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